Tuesday,  August 9, 2022  10:11 pm

Contiki hosts agents in Italy

Contiki hosts agents in Italy

Top performing Canadian agents from Flight Centre, Travel CUTS, Marlin Travel, Merit Travel Group and RetTag.ca took part in a global travel agent FAM in Italy hosted by Contiki Sept. 27 to Oct. 4.

Italy is one of Contiki’s top-selling regions, and the FAM let agents experienced the product first-hand and get a flavour for authentic Italian culture. 

It kicked off in Rome, travelled to Florence and concluded in Venice.

After leaving the Eternal City, the group visited the popular Contiki Village. Exclusive to the brand’s High Energy trips under the Special Stopovers & Cabin accommodation style, The Contiki village can house up to 400 passengers at one given time. 

Canadian agents and staff on the FAM included Kendell Elliott from Flight Centre Columbia Kamloops, Jeffery Azevedo from Flight Centre Richmond and Adelaide, Ellen Adu-Darko from Flight Centre Market Mall, Jennifer Drexler from Travel CUTS, Amanda Beal from Marlin Travel, Deanne Rakowski from Marlin Travel – Sunridge, Justine Elizabeth Lake from Merit Travel Group, Leah Plasterer from RedTag.ca, Sheralyn Berry, director of sales for Contiki Canada, and David Marathakis, sales manager for Southwestern Ontario.